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. the city of san francisco is providing new hope. how the city believes it can one-day and perhaps soon, stop the spread of the disease. >> at the center tonight, there is talk of the unimaginable. talk about zero. >> zero new infections. zero new deaths for persons living with hiv and zero stigma is a bold aspiration. >> three decades after the city began to be ravaged by disease and death, could it be possible? zero new cases of hiv in the city? at the peek of the epidemic in 1992, there were 2300 new infections per year among gay men in san francisco. now, a dramatic drop with about 400 new infections per year. still a lot, but that's less than 1% infection rate among men having sex with men. >> we can reduce 400 down to zero. that is really what we are trying to do. >> how would san francisco achieve zero? first of all, everybody would need to be tested. everybody. next, you have to get everyone who has hiv consistently taking their meds. doctors have recently found out that the medicines don't just treat the disease, they can keep aids from spreading to new people. as for thos
as fast as it should have been when it flew off the tracks in new york city killing four people. data recorders show the train passed through a 70-mile an hour zone, then entered a 30- mile an hour curve traveling at 82 miles per hour. the engineer told first responders the brakes didn't work properly. so far there's no evidence to back that up. ks and >> this train made nine stops prior to derailing. at this point we are not aware of any problems or anomalies with the brakes. >> today the derailed cars were put back on the tracks and removed from the scene. the investigation could take months. would >>> imagine a future with no new hiv infections in san francisco. researcher tonight are saying it could happen -- researchers tonight are saying it could happen, joe vazquez on what it would take to get to zero. >> reporter: at the castros lgbt center tonight there is talk of the unimaginable, talk about zero. >> zero new infections, zero new deaths for persons living with hiv and zero stigma is a bold aspiration. >> three decades after the city began to be ravaged by death and disease
his last campaign went off the tracks. >> i intend to talk about the future of this city. >> the city market development in the shah neighborhoods, all to highlight new projects that he says have brought more than 17,000 jobs to the city. bruce johnson, wusa9. >> and coming your way in a minute, why you could soon be using a tablet to place your order, maybe even pay the bill at some popular chain restaurants. >>> and if the drone could bring it to me, i'd be happ numbers above average today. 56 goes in the books as the high. 41 is the low. that's the bargain. average is 51 and 36. you might remember, the record high 71. we'll come back and talk about 60s. showers, and a wintery mix. it's all on your first alert seven-day. >>> up next, the investigation into this weekend's deadly derailment in new york city is now focusing on the train's driver. we'll be back. >>> back with new information on sunday's train derailment. federal investigators haven't found any signs of trouble with the brakes. the national transportation safety board is saying it is inspecting the cars an
the city. >> the d.c. board of election victim a petition that was signed him and he qualified to run. it will include four council members. he was asked repeatedly why he waited so long to announce his intentions. he is referring to the federal investigation that alleges that a campaign helped elect him in 2010. for people associated with the campaign like guilty to felonies. they wasted no time reacting. he said, he was elected under alse pretenses and deserves second chance because he ran a co-opted campaign. before leaving, mayor gray said that a strong record of three years of progress should count for a lot on election day. andhere is fiscal stability economic development. look at the education and the way people are getting back to work. >> i think it is interesting for him to say that considering the fact that he has been in battled on the first day that he -- em battled from the first day that he took office. he will appear on the april 1 democratic reimer a ballot. this is the first public campaign event that is expected in january. >> thank you very much. lower temperatures
and then it's all of the bay area minus the city of san francisco tomorrow. not many exceptions to that rule. the rule will be sub freezing temperatures. these are your lows for tonight. santa rosa, down to 28. calstoga, 29. and sunny vail down to 35 degrees. this is just the beginning. the cold front just arrived. this will last a while. we'll talk about how long the cold air will stick around and how low the snow level is going to go. some spots may see some snow coming up. we'll talk about where and when coming up. >> thank you, paul. a bit of a scare tonight for a fremont family. they were at home when some live wires came down outside nearly setting their house on fire. it happened a little after 7:00 on lauren drive. the homeowner told us she never called 911 until tonight. >> we have vines on the side of our fence. it caught on fire. we were just inside and the lights went out and then we started smelling smoke inside. so we went to go check outside and we saw the flames on the side of our house. >> firefighters kept the flames from spreading. all that was damaged was the fence. pg
. >> a severe winter like storm could bring two feet of snow to the rockies. >> many cities can expect to be 20 to 40 degrees below normal. >> the worst storm in quite a few years. >> the engineer on the deadly commuter train crash told investigators he was quote, in a daze as he approached the sharp curve. >> he caught himself too late. >> president joe biden arrived in beijing to talk to the vice president. he publicly rebuked china in recent days. >> two sky divers dead after colliding during a jump south of phoenix. >> $18 billion in red. the city of detroit gets the go ahead to file for bankruptcy. >> labor unions plan to appeal. >> there's going to be pain for a lot of different people. >> lawson arrived preparing to give evidence in the trial of her two former assist ents. >> the space shuttle has launched. >> all that -- >> for some reason he threw it into the crowd. that's one of the stranger things you'll see. >> you've had a lot of success without a mush tach. you look like a baby lam. >> the capitol is brighter after getting holiday glitz. >> three,
was the mayor of berkeley and the city council had already voted to sanction south africa. >> take turned out to be a movement that grew. east bay was the first place. the city of the east bay, the city of berkeley. >>reporter: our check was there as well. he's now the executive director of oakland cypress mandela training center. >> first of all i remember that he was very powerful with just spirit. his spirit overcoming all the obstacle that he went through. it was such an honor and revelation to meet such a giant. >>reporter: at uc berkeley students protested leading the way in the anti-apartheid movement not the only one in the east bay dock workers refused to unload south african good. in san francisco reverend brown and third baptist church had for years collected money for the anti-apartheid cause. >> my church directed the first sign in the city the protesting apartheid back in the 1980's. >>reporter: it was mandela only visit to the bay area. one that still touches so many. >> i wouldn't have missed it. i just wouldn't v. we have a lot of work to do. struggle continues on.
dellums was the first to introduce legislation in 1972, the city of berkeley became the first in the nation to divest from south africa. >> in the 80s, the movement on the campuses really began in force. >> assemblywoman was part of that movement. sit ins and mass arrests at uc berkeley to force the campus to cut ties with corporations linked with the appar tide regime. the board of regions voted to digress. mandela's visit was emotional for the east bay. >> i will never, ever forget it. ever. >> skinner says south africa's hard fought victory was one the east bay shared. >> it was so thrilling that we americans, that we east bay residents could have been part of something with that kind of global impact. >> in oakland, kristen ayers, kpix5. >> another bay area politician involved, willie brown. he served as the host when mandela made his bay area visit in 1990. >> there are some bay area services to honor nelson mandela. the group are both in the planning stages. the memorial church plans to hold its service this sunday. and you can see mandela's life in pictures and
for wednesday, december 11, at 8:00 a.m. at city hall. mayor's office will also have a condolence book starting on monday. the public can sign that. flags in the city have been ordered to fly at half staff until next sunday. >>> and tomorrow, we will air a special one-hour tribute to the life in the work of nelson mandela and you can see it beginning at 6:00 on our sister station, kpix5. >> these two teams, they don't like each other. >> hoping to avoid a scene like this. bay area police come up with their game plan attack. any trouble at candle stick this weekend. >> ice storm working its way across the nation turns deadly. the main focus covering 800 miles of road. >> at risk, bay area kids on a mission they never thought they would experience. what they are learning to give them a head start to their future. ,,,,,,,,,,,, at a minivan ful >>> this scene sparked national outrage in new mexico police officers shooting at a mini van full of children. tonight that officer is out of a job. the state police fired montoya days after suspending him. he can, however, appeal the decision. the video
% increase from 20011. there was an 18% in the homeless population just in the city of san jose. one woman who used the shelter last night says it's been a struggle to find affordable housing. >> i'm on social security but, you know, i only make so much money and the thousand-dollar rents are staggering. i don't make that kind of money. i can only pay a little bit. i cannot afford to rent. i'm looking for a room where i can do some housework to make up for the extra point. but that's really challenging, too. >> reporter: a recent study lie the silicon valley housing trust reports that san jose is the fourth most expensive city in the country for renters. it showed that 109,000 households pay more than 30% of their gross income to rent. the national low-income housing association reports an hourly page of 30.96 is needed to rent a two-bedroom apartment in san jose. but in santa clara, the average hourly rage is $17.99 and minimum wage in san jose is $10 an hour. so there's quite a disparity there ill greating the need for -- illustrating the need for more aid fordable housing -- affordable
of the fire. >> new details this morning on the deadly train derailment in new york city, for the first time, we are now hearing from family members of one of the four passengers who was killed on sunday in the bronx. one was on the way to work when the train derailed. his three sons spoke. he because not a victim. he was more. he was a loving father, a great dad, best friend, uncle... >> the ntsb says the train appeared it have been going too far and trafficking at 82 miles per hour going interest a 30 miles per hour curve. >> president obama is facing falling support in blue state california. a just released poll finds only 51 percent in california approve of the president's job performance. still a either joes down eight whole points from july. 43 percent of voters disapprove of his job performance new. >> from japan, v the premiere, after china declares a large area airspace as their own and the united states is concerned. >> good news for bart riders especially those would ride late at night. the earthquake retrofit work on the tube now is finished. bart says the 3.6 mile tunnel beneath
my life to the city. >> rate who yesterday picked up his petitions to make the run, joins six other declared candidates. at least one council member, tommy wells. >> there is an illegal campaign that helped the mayor get elected. we know the fallout is still going on. >> gray, who has not been charged, bristled on being at -- cooperating with federal authorities. >> i have said what i am going to say about this. 20 10 is getting ready to be four years ago. good, a positive man. >> we found more opposition today. >> it was filled with scandal and implications of scandal. >> it would be amusing if he ran and got elected and went to jail. is i think he is a crook and he is under investigation. >> the mayor who frequently banters with reporters, seemed to just want to get out of there. his security blocked reporters from getting on the elevator with him. of voters, thewn attitude of opponents like wells, gray can expect more days like this. the question, can he take it? >> thanks. d.c.t 6:00 p.m., the council has given parliamentary approval to raising the cities minimum-wage. the vote
city 30, santa rosa 24 and fairfield 26 degrees. it's a pipeline of air coming direct down from the arctic. it has to come from due south and north to get here. one of the cold spots tonight will be santa rosa. joe vazquez reporting live tonight. we know it's a freeze warning, but not everybody agrees that it's cold? >> reporter: cold is in the eye of the beholder. this beholder is freezing just like the city of santa rosa back there, 32 degrees, but not everybody here agrees on the level of discomfort. >> i'm always cold whether it's summer or winter. i'm cold. >> when it's freezing like it is now? >> i'm shaking. >> not too cold because i'm jumping up and down. >> it's not as wet and rainy, but definitely we got the cold, dry and cold. >> one bad ass latte on the bar. >> reporter: oh, that's the name of the place. >> i'm missing a bit of our warm weather. you really need to bundle up. >> serious coat, our winter cold. >> reporter: your teeth are chattering. >> it's freezing out here of. >> reporter: but look at that. he's wearing shorts. >> i'm always warm. >> reporter: t
. >> we'll take a look at san francisco exploding skyline. it's like something out of -- gothem city. >> what effect will that have on the bay area. what other hotspots might be feeling. >>> all across the country talking about a hike to the men -- minimum wage. phil has a interview with the couple of them. >> con severtive -- con con -- conservatives are weighting in on it. >> it's cool out there. right now we are in the 30s. 33 in san jose. we have a freeze warning in effect for another half hour. sunshine today. continued cooling temperatures. we have a slow warming trend coming into next week. >> freezing conditions around the pay area have taken a toll on a life. a person tide. 4 people tided from expose sure -- expose -- exposure over the weekend. there are 3 beds at the reception center in san jose. >>> 85-year-old knewman -- newman arrived yesterday. he was detained for 6 weeks. in the early 1960 he advised gore relative -- gorillas. he appeared to be relieved. >> great home coming. i'm glad to be here with with my family. thanks for the support we have. >> he thanked the u.s
out money from my check to go in to my pension. and the city was supposed to put out an equal amount of money. they didn't fund it like they were supposed to but they got my money, and then they sit around now and they're going to renig on the promise that we got. >> i'm going to talk about how wall street is screwing detroit retirees out of their pensions. this is george. the day building a play set begins with a surprise twinge of back pain... and a choice. take up to 4 advil in a day or 2 aleve for all day relief. [ male announcer ] that's handy. ♪ in the nation, what's precious to you is precious to us. ♪ love is strange so when coverage really counts, count on nationwide insurance. we put members first. join the nation. ♪ nationwide is on your side ♪ [ male announcer ] when seconds count, the experience of adt matters. the alarm initially went off at 12:06. after a few seconds, adt called me, and the guys were caught by 12:29. adt called, and she said, "mrs. white, your carbon-monoxide detector's going off." within a minute, the fire department was there. the extra secon
up at 238. as you continue to drive south, it gets a little bit better in union city and it slows in fremont. 7:03. back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. >>> the investigation continues into an early-morning fire at a san jose mobile home. it started shortly after 2:00 this morning near monterey road and firefighters still have not located the elderly man who lives in the unit. ktvu's katie utehs is live on the scene with the new information about this mobile park. good morning, katie. >> reporter: good morning, tori. i just got off the phone with san jose fire's public information officer. he says now that it is daylight, the plan to move forward, research this mobile home. as you can see, it's completely gutted. early this morning they got through 80% of the home. they still need to search through the kitchen. they hope that will give them more identification or contact info as they try to find the elderly man who lived here. they do not believe he was home at the time of the fire. let me show you some video and some pictures of the flames and smoke coming from the mobile home at
. three members of city council and to others. i asked him if he will be joining them in the forms and he and he hasthe forums not decided whether that will happen. reporting live from northwest washington, sam ford, abc 7 news. >> thank you for that. millions of people across the metro area will likely have to pay more to get from point a to point b in the near future. this budget proposal that would charge more to ride the trains and buses, and even to part at the stations. proposal isto this hermetic. some people, especially low-wage earners who rely -- is dramatic. some people, especially low-wage earners who rely on public transport are upset. some say they are willing to pay more if it improves service. increase,e, it a fare even a small one, adds up. >> oh, my god. it's not ok. theetro wants to increase fare three percent, bringing the regular fare to three dollars. most bus passengers will or $.15 under this proposal. right now, a metro smart trip -- and it is going up to 165. -- is 100 -- $1.60 and is expected to go up to $1.65. >> by the time you add on the parking fees to the c
but investigators on the scene found no such evidence. he is suing him and the city of concord for wrongful arrest and excessive force, which are federal civil rights violations. concord city attorney mark coon told me he doesn't comment on pending litigation but the city will defend a lawsuit. joe vasquez kpix 5. >>> a popular cable tv host bill was killed in a motorcycle crash in san francisco. he cohosted the show curb appeal on hdtv. a car struck and killed him last night as he rhode through the lower. you can still see evidence from the crash near oak and stiener. it's not clear who was at fault. police say the driver of the car is cooperating. beckwith was 38 years old. >>> new clue tonight in the search for that missing san jose pilot and his family. betty yu says the crews have a much better idea of where that plane went down. >> the smiths are a tight-knit mormon family. after spending thanksgiving weekend in oregon, silicon valley xhektive dale smith left for montana. his son daniel and his son's wife, his daughter amber and her fiance were in his beach bonanza similar to the one picture
. >> reporter: but even if he never makes it to the plaza e. has friends like these city workers looking out for him. >> i tell guy, don't judge no one. you never know what a person went through. >> reporter: and then there's his infectious inner peace. all the money in silicon valley just can't buy. how do you manage to keep a positive attitude? >> faith, prayer. it works. try it. >> reporter: bill weir, cnn, new york. >>> all right. much more of the newsroom straight ahead. hello again. i'm fredricka whitfield. a cold snap is gripping the central parts of the country knocking out power for hundreds of thousands of people. grounding flights and plunging many states into bone-chilling cold. how long will it last? we'll tell you next. >>> after six weeks locked up in north korea, an elderly u.s. war veteran is suddenly freed. we're going to take you to california live for the latest on his whereabouts. >>> and nelson mandela. you know him as an antiapartheid revolutionary, a prisoner, and as south africa's first black president. but what about an athlete? we'll take a look at his love of spor
what we want, and telling the city what we want. >> reporter: that's what this vigil was all about. telling the city to spend the millions to redo the street. >> i feel so bad, but i wish you luck in the future, and we are standing by you. >> reporter: elijah's family was visiting the neighborhood when he was killed. they live in salinas. that's where his funeral will be held tomorrow. reporting live in san jose, debra villalon, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> more details now. san jose police tell us, 24 pedestrians have been killed this year on streets in san jose. that compares to just 12 pedestrian fatalities in all of last year. the number of pedestrian deaths this year, also makes up nearly 2/3 of the total number of 39 traffic fatalities in san jose. >>> we have new information tonight on the man who was hit and killed this morning on el camino royale in san mateo. officials say he was killed around 6:15 this morning on el camino royale. the two drivers involved in the accident are cooperating with authorities. police are investigating whether van dike had come from a nearby homele
in the east bay, but, city, chilly in the north bay at zero to three degrees cooler than yesterday with 22 in napa and 25 in novato and the upper 20's around concord and san ramon and 30 in antioch and livermore and the mid-to-upper 30's from san jose up both bay shorelines to oakland and 42 in san francisco and freezing cold at 32 in half moon bay. from our tower you can see how clean it is and the next 12 hours, 22 to 39 under sun, and 46 to 50 at noon, and high clouds roll in at 4:00, and 46 to 52 and get ready for lit hours during the early evening with temperatures in the low-to-mid 40's. leyla gulen? >> tgif, everyone, heavy conditions over the a pass which is building. we have a couple of brand new problems including southbound 880 headed into san lenadro. someone dropped a ladder that is broken into many pieces affecting the tires out there. we have reports of several popped tires. in san francisco northbound 101 a crash involving a couple of vehicles at hospital curve. it is blocking one lane and you is slow and go traffic away from the 280 extension. look out for that drive time
francisco. temperatures are already plummeting around the bay. san francisco is the only city safe from below freezing temperatures tonight. in the east bay temperatures had already dropped well below 40 degrees earlier this evening. they will go even lower as the night continues. we have team coverage on the cold snap. we begin with spencer christian with a look at how low the temperatures are going to drop overnight. spencer? >> all right. it is possible we will see temperatures certainly down near the 20-degree mark and possibly below 20 in a couple spots. the temperatures are dropping rapidly, and this is the area covered by our freeze warning for the next two nights. virtually the entire bay area except the city of san francisco. sub freezing temperatures and temperatures down into the 20s. we will see the possibility of exposed pipes bursting in this kind of exposure and this kind of cold. as an increased risk of hypothermia. looking toward the bay bridge our prediction for the next two to three mannings -- mornings we will have two mornings in the deep freeze with low 20s the nex
conditions in some cities that aren't to used freezing rain, sleet and snow. shear a live look at santa lewis, expected to be hit by snow and ice tomorrow. dense fog there right now. dense fog here, too, in atlanta. let's head to new york, though, and eindra peterson. >> you nailed it, it is the threat of freezing rain that we're so concerned with. but more snow still expected to fall anywhere from over a foot of though still in through colorado, even through minnesota. we'll still be talking about, yes, that heavy snowfall, but let's take a look at the system and where it's expected to go forward from here. now, this is what we were talking about, that freezing rain threat. where you see the pink, that's a wintry mix. what we're concerned with is that wintry mix could be not just sleet, but freezing rain anywhere from southern pougs porti portions back through texas. this is thursday at 9:00 p.m. and notice how the wintry mix spreads all the way into the ohio valley. likely the far north you are, you're just dealing with sleet. but notice we're still dealing with the system even through the
park in san jose. we were told to look for frosty cars and i think i found the only one in the city. here it is. the frost light than yesterday. yesterday we had to scrape it off. now it's dusting off. you get a couple of days in a row of cold subfreezing temperatures and it rings out all the moisture -- wrings out all the moisture out of the sky. so out here it's cold and dry. speaking of wringing, that sound you hear over chattering teeth is the cash register. on a normal day, this shoe repair business in walnut creek does 5 pairs of boots. now they are up to 40 a day. >> when the weather gets cold it's busy. >> reporter: have you tried to get an appointment to fix your heater lately? good luck. tricity heating just put in a new digital thermostat in this antioch insurance offers. workers are in high heels and don't have to wear boots or gloves while typing anymore. >> i would rather be warm outside all the time. >> reporter: all right. so grab these things out of my freezer early this morning. they have been sitting on this car since about 4:00 this morning. i'll crack it open in
. the flees warning is out for everybody in san francisco. it's 39 along the embarcadero and 34 in the city for one location. the coldest in 15 years on the lows for san francisco. 21 napa, 21 santa rosa. 24 novato. 30s on the coast. 28 san jose. it looks like they won't get the record low unless it happened an hour ago and haven't reported it. upper 40s, low 50s. upper 40s. breezy to windy, especially in the east bay hills. if you have the breeze in the 30s, it's in the windchills or 30s. highs 40s and 50s. let's go to tori and dave. >>> happening now -- a freeze warning is in effect for all bay area counties except san francisco until 9:00 this morning. a couple of more hours. temperatures fell into the 20s once again overnight in the north bay. parts of the east bay and south bay. people struggling to stay warm. temperatures should start warming up slightly by midweek. now, the freezing temperatures are especially dangerous for the homeless. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega is live to let us know how shelters in the south bay are trying to help the homeless after at least four d
transit bus make as big step days after leaving the hospital. >> developing now in new york city, if you video showing the seen of a deadly train derailment. we are at crash site with what may have gone wrong on the rails >> good morning, everyone. a four day weekend ends today. thanks for jointing us. >> we are waking up to changes in the both department. leyla gulen? what is happening? >> good morning, everyone, strong offshore flow is going to warm things up for us today and that will change when we hit the p.m. hours into the evening. a look from our camera, mostlying for this morning, nudging itself along the coastline and over across the east bay area and what we do have, though; a lack of precipitation in our forecast. what we will have, is a major cold front coming in that will bring in freezing temperatures over the next few days. from our exploritorium to the bay bridge you can see lingering fog moving across the water. that is also going to bring our temperatures to 49 degrees in san francisco and oakland is 42 degrees and 44 in los gatos and 48 at half moon bay. as we
and the warning from police. >>> we are live near redwood city where controversy is stirring over a medical clinic opening up in a neighborhood. >>> a man and his girlfriend attempted to sell a new play station four. now police are searching for a shooter after the transaction took a deadly turn. >>> plus concerns about violence in west contra costa county. the call for action after this violent fight was caught on video at a high school in hercules. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. here's a live look at the bank of america in vallejo. alex savidge is out there with more on what you need to know. it is monday, december 2nd i'm pam cook. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. steve is not fooling, today will be nice. but tomorrow. >> i will give you a heads up. all the ladies out there by wednesday i will use a phrase i haven't used in a long time it will be crazy cold. crazy cold. so today is that between day. we have fog coming back in. some of that is really thick; right pam? >> yeah. >> yes very thick. system move into mendocino county and
with pay even as more officers leave the force. >>> up first a bay area city considering tough new rules for e-cigarettes. why some say they're just as dangerous as the real thing. [woman] you wrapped the... [man] it's nothing but tape... [woman] it's a block. we're havin' a baby! [laughter in background] [woman screams] are we havin' a baby? [ambient crying and laughter] >>> tonight the city of richmond is considering expanding its cigarette ban to include electronic cigarettes. some say they're a safer alternative but derek valcourt tells us, it's becoming a habit. >> reporter: some say this makes it safer. >> nicotine however it's delivered is a very dangerous drug and we need to step up to the plate. >> we're trying very hard to being a healthy city. part of being a healthy city is sending the message that it's not okay. >> reporter: the cdc says last year nearly 2 million middle and high school students nationwide had tried e cigarettes. double the number in 2011. e-cigarettes contain in this -- contain nicotine which is no difference. >> the basic idea is regardless of how you get
station in fremont. 39 degrees. it seems like the coldest part of any city is right up on the bart platform where you're standing out there for a couple of minutes getting cold from the wind. we have some video of people getting ready for the cold weather. we have been talking about this for a couple of days now. definitely people coping with hats and gloves and scarves. hot coffee and exercise believe it or not. christmas is just 22 days away and this coldest day of the year so far people just love it. >> when you're blowing and everything and moving around i'm ready to take this off actually. >> i'm bundling up and getting close to my hubby here to keep me warm, so -- [ laughter ] >> reporter: so 29 degrees in santa rosa this morning. 39 degrees here in fremont. i feel kind of lucky. but as you heard from lawrence, it is going to get colder tomorrow. live in fremont, kiet do, kpix 5. >>> you can warm up once you get in your car and here's a live look at traffic conditions right now. we have a sneak peek a little glimpse at traffic through berkeley heading out of albany. close to
. coming up, we'll talk more about this freeze warning. the coldest cities tomorrow, and as this system moves out, a wet system moves in, and there's a chance for snow on bay area peaks. >>> now to ktvu's ken wayne. he's been outside tonight. talking to folks who are out there trying to stay warm. >> reporter: we're all trying to stay warm out here, frank. we pulled up here a couple of hours ago. the sign said 33 degrees. bill just mentioned 27, but it just dropped within the last few seconds to 26 degrees here in downtown walnut creek. before the night's over, it's going to be a lot colder. winter and ice skating go together. but it doesn't usually feel like it there should be real ice on the ground in walnut creek. >> i can't believe this is tonight, of all nights. it was really nice until just last night. >> reporter: a private party from a jewish synagog took to the ice. many of the participants, russian immigrants who know something about harsh cold winters. this guy has some advice for californians. >> you guys should man up. it's is not even freezing yet. >> quit complaining? >>
for the entire bay area with one exception, san francisco. even for the city we'll be below freezing, a hard freeze for many. here are the current temperature. pet aluma and vaca -- peta luma. these are the overnight lows. low to mid-twice for santa rosa, liver more 25, san jose 29 and below freezing for fremont, mountain view and redwood city. it will be colder tomorrow morning and the air is coming from the attack. it is a pipeline keeping the cold air coming. we know we're under a free warning. joe, you are telling me that not everyone can agree this is cold? >> right. comfort 11s vary. i have my four layers on, i don't like the cold. you can see here the bank sign says 36 degrees, it will plunge another 10 plus degrees. people in santa rosa prepare for this but they don't agree on how comfortable it. >> i'm always cold whether it's summer or winter. >> when it's freezing. >> i'm shaking. >> not so cold, i'm jumping up and down. not as wet and rainy but we have the cold. >> serious coat for our winter cold. i want it to snow. >> your teeth are chattering. >> it's freezing out here. >> he'
nign new york city -- but colorsf the south african flag shin brightly atop the empire ste building in honor of nelson mandela. mandela will be laid to res a state funeral next sunday. as alphonso van marsh reports--heads of state frol over the world are expectedo attend. nats celebrating people of l nelson mandela. it's set for next wednesday at 8 a-mt city hall. the mayor's office will also have a condolence book that public can sign starting mo. and flags in the city have ordered to fly at half-staff until sundown next sunday. tomorrow night we will air a special one-hour tribute toe and work of nelson mandela. you can see it starting at 6 o'clock here on kpix 5. at the controls of a plane.r at the helm of a boat... how these bay area teens are learning skills they never considered before. >>> and how the bay area teens are having skills that they never even considered before. >>> and take a look at this. yeah, the conditions of the sierra tonight and the trouble that people are having getting up there. we'll be right back in 70 seconds. ,, [woman] you wrapped the... [man] it's n
city was going much too fast. the metro north train was going 82 miles per hour as it entered a sharp curve. it did not slow down at all until it was too late. >> sunday's derailment killed four people and injured more than 60 others. investigators are focusing on the veteran engineer who was driving the train when it ran off the tracks. jeff pegues is at the accident scene in the bronx. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to our viewers out west. investigators have begun interviewing the train's engineer and piecing together a time line of events on sunday. still they say it's too early to determine if human error or mechanical failure is to blame for this derailment. newly released video offers a close-up look at sunday's metro-north train accident. the crash chewed up 800 feet of track and left railcars toppled over and buried in gravel. >> a train turned over on its side. we have multiple people trapped. >> reporter: monday federal investigators revealed that just before the train veered off the track it was traveling nearly three times the speed limit. >>
invasive topic, space aliens. >> is there life out there? what do they think about new york city? >> reporter: congress has passed 56 bills in 2013 in the past 66 years only three other times that congress has passed less than 100 bills in a single year. many of the bills this congress passed were simply extensions of older laws that were set to expire. hope appears to be dwindling for the small deal between house and budget leaders that wanted to replace the federal spending cuts known as sequester with smarter cuts and revenue. >> when will they learn to say yes? >> reporter: john boehner argued senate democrats were to blame for this year's inaction because they wouldn't consider the bills. >> this year is going down as the least productive in congressional history. what can you and others do to change that? >> look at the number of bills passed by the senate you can see where the problem is. >> reporter: >> reporter: >> reporter: report the senate is in the midst of a two week recess despite all these deadlines. one bright spot i suppose norah and charlie,
up in san mateo county. it's in the north fair oaks area right outside redwood city. protestors are trying to stop it. and as kpix 5's ryan takeo reports, this cops two years after a public backlash prevented the clinic from opening nearby. >> it's troubling to our community that this kind of healthcare is coming and a break down of family values. >> reporter: linda potter has lived in redwood city for 50 years. she and a vocal group of protestors are opposed to the opening of a planned parenthood clinic on el camino real. potter says it's not just about abortion. she says the clinic will lower property values. >> this isn't helping. this used to be a family restaurant where they could have community. and now it's a blight. >> we have come to expect protestors at our health centers. i think there is a vocal community of protestors here. >> reporter: the spokesman argues there is a need in redwood city for planned parenthood. >> only 3% of abortion services and in fact at this location we are not going to do abortions by surgery, just abortion by medication. >> reporter: if this
accumulations for oklahoma city, springfield, and places to the northeast, say ohio valley. these are all of the watches and warnings, winter weather advisories across the south. places in texas, also through arkansas, little rock, you're included in that. tomorrow ice and snow will continue. guys, as we get into early part of the weekend, that's when all of this is expected to move out. >> i've got to ask, why is this happening? what is this all about? what's behind this? do we know. >> a strong front you get this time of the year. we're getting ice and snow far to south and it is weird for places as far south as dallas, they normally don't get huge ice storms this time of year. they can get some ice but as far south in texas, it is uncommon. but these strong cold fronts can produce ice and snow that we're seeing in the south. >> don't let it get down here. did i say i hate ice? it's the worst. >> it's freaky. atlanta doesn't do well with ice. >> when driving on ice, you're a passenger in your own car. jennifer grey, appreciate that. >> coming up, they are standing as one across hundred
plaza things are backed up and then again as you move through foster city coming from the high rise expect slow traffic trying to join up from 101 coming from highway 92. but check the weather. here is area code. >>erica: starting out with a live look. here's conditions. we get to a thick fog. it's going to get really cold over the next couple of days. widespread freezing temperatures are heading this way. that's due to a mixing of rain and snow coming from the pacific northwest this week. as for highs for today, today is going to be the last day of a mile to warm conditions. oakland high of three of the '50s and daly city today. your 7 day around the bay forecast really shows that the cool down began on wednesday. we're talking temperatures in the mid to upper 20s inland. cambridge warning goes into effect. 50s along the bay shore street expects clear and cold mornings for the next three to four days blasting into the weekend for it although it's going to be clear. it's going to be downright chilly here and the bay area. today, federal investigators began a today hearing on the cra
of holiday. >>> tonight the city of richmond is considering expanding its cigarette ban to include electronic cigarettes. some say they're a safer alternative but derek valcourt tells us, it's becoming a habit. >> reporter: some say this makes it safer. >> nicotine however it's delivered is a very dangerous drug and we need to step up to the plate. >> we're trying very hard to being a healthy city. part of being a healthy city is sending the message that it's not okay. >> reporter: the cdc says last year nearly 2 million middle and high school students nationwide had tried e cigarettes. double the number in 2011. e-cigarettes contain in this -- contain nicotine which is no difference. >> the basic idea is regardless of how you get the nicotine drug, that there should be restrictions on. >> reporter: advocates say e- cigarettes are a safer alternative because it gives you the nicotine without burning tobacco. the fda has yet to determine how much nicotine or other potential harmful chemicals are being inhaled and whether e- cigarettes are okay. >> i would not be surprised to find out of gettin
crews roaming the city of benicia. this is being confirmed as three separate outages. that number has grown. earlier it was at 1600 and then went to 3700 and now at 4100. it looks like by 6:45 so in a little bit there should be 1500 people without power. let me show you what is happening out here. this is usually a very busy place right around now with people looking to get coffee. this is starbucks. ons door they have a sign letting everyone know they called pg&e. but with the power being down they can't open the store because they cannot make coffee. look through the doors you can see one of the employees hanging out. waiting for some of the power to come back on. at this point i don't know if this star bucks will be among the first to get back online. we did talk to pg&e this morning about what possibly is causing the problems. >> reporter: at this point we are investigating the cause but it appears as if the cause is related to a damaged under ground cable. >> reporter: so at this point we wait. it is very cold out here. a lot of people really have come out here and got out of the
: that was exactly the concern. the threat of freezing rain and people trying to commute into the city and also since there's a second wave this evening, they were worried they'd be trying to leave home in another round of those dangerous conditions on the road. the other concern were the cold temperatures, worried about volunteers being out here for prolonged periods of time. we keep talking about the temperatures, now cold air. many people without power. 5,000 people lost power yesterday. now it's down to about 500 in memphis. you talk about the temperatures dipping down and the threat that more people can lose power if we continue to see freezing rain tonightthat's what's on everybody's minds right now. >> absolutely. thank you so much. we appreciate you doing yeoman's work out there. a lot of questions also remain after an 85-year-old korean war veteran was mysteriously released after mysteriously being held in north korea for six weeks. merrill newman is now back safe at home. >> reporter: putting on military fatigues in a run-down office in seoul, former members talk about the korean war. now i
will light the tallest tree in the city. the event benefits the u-c- s-f medical center and the benioff children's hospital. it is free and open to the public! to those who've worried... suffered in silence... hoped... and lived in a state of fear... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at coveredca.com. welcome back to the kron4 morning news. weather and traffic time for it was our with weather. erica has details of the very cold weather coming this way. >>erica: as we take a live look outside for our mount tam cam beautiful start to this monday morning. we do have some low clouds above the coast line. but temperatures nowhere near as what we will see by wednesday morning take a look. napa 37 out the door. 45 degrees in redwood city. here's why it's going to get so cold. we have a lot of cool air filtering out of the bay area. satellite and radar shows this cold from bring in some light rain to the paci
. >> the city deserves to know what he did and didn't know. >> we're confident we'lhave a new mayor. >> best choice we've probably had in recent times. >> good evening. i'm derek mcginty. >> i'm jan jeffcoat. d.c. mayor vincent gray is seeking a second term despite an ongoing investigation into his 2010 campaign. >> we'll hear from those council members who also want his job, but first we begin with bruce johnson, the mayor's announcement and does he really vault to the front of the pack? >> some say that he will. after months of speculation will he run? won't he run? here's what i'm hearing tonight. mayor gray walks into his office this afternoon, tells his staff let's do this, then shows up unannounced at the board of elections to pick up petitions to seek reelection. >> reporter: why are you running, mr. mayor? >> because i love to serve. >> it wasn't until this evening following an appearance at a world's aids day vigil mayor vincent gray publicly acknowledged he's running for reelection. >> i think i have an excellent record and i'd be happy to talk about it. >> reporter: does this mo
-two punch. >>> fast food workers taking to the picket line today. walkouts are expected in 100 cities across the nation. why? workers are demanding higher wages and more freedom to form unions. wednesday they got a big boost from president obama who said now is the time to raise the federal minimum wage. alison kosik is with striking workers in brooklyn. what's the situation, alison? >> reporter: this movement has gained moment since the first protest in new york city. a couple hundred showed up and walk off the job. today, thousands are expected to walk off the job demanding higher wages. it's a growing movement. workers banding together, fighting to raise minimum wage. today is billed to be one of the largest strikes in a series of walkouts with protests planned in nearly 100 cities across the country. this summer, thousands of fast food workers gathered in nearly 60 cities coast to coast. in new york and chicago, fired up protesters swarmed mcdonald's restaurants, trying to persuade their fellow workers to join them. >> living on 7.25, you cannot do it. >> reporter: many fast food workers
:00 a.m. at city hall. it's starting monday the mayor's office will also have a condolence book that the public can sign. flags in the city have been ordered to fly at half staff until next sunday. >>> and arktist plaque still has a -- blast still has a strong grip on the midwest. >> creating conditions on the roads and in the skies. parts of little rock, arkansas appeared frozen in time. they became solid sheets of ice overnight. >> and thousands of travelers were left stranded at dallas fort worth international airport. more than 1,000 flights have been canceled since thursday leaving many to spend the night on cots. >>> well, sharing personal information without being asked to. how california's health care exchange says the move is meant to help consumers. >> and no sill rans to fight this -- villains to fight this time. the mission that brought bat kid back the san francisco today. ,,,,,, ,,,,,, weren't expecting. california >>> if you've looked into getting health care through covered california, you may get some calls that you weren't expecting. california's health exchang
at least five homeless people over the past two weeks. what some big cities are doing to keep those living on the street safe. >> and it was the battle of the west rivals--niners and seahawks at candlestick. the second to last game of the season at the stick and san francisco sends the seahawks home. we have all the excitement from the stick. >> starting things off here in the weather center this monday morning december 9th. >> it is low 20s out the door. we have not had a morning low. it is between six and seven. we have the freeze warnings and affect. san francisco is not impacted by this. hayward is already at freezing. oakland is at 31 degrees. upper 20s from those of you in san jose. record lows are definitely possible for this morning and the freeze warning will be reissued into tomorrow morning. the temperatures hopefully will start to climb in we will see a warming trend into the ladder part of the week. we may see showers, a 10% chance. i will have more on that coming up. >> cold temperatures are expected to continue and there is a freeze warning issued for some bay area cities. t
powers to withstand harsh winter has made itself at home in new york city. rutgers university biologists say the species is well documented in asia but was never confirmed in the united states until now. they suspect the little critter was likely a stowaway in the soil from ornamental plants. the newcomer was first spotted in new york in 2012. the scientists say while it is too soon to predict the impact, there is probably is too soon to predict the impact, there is probably little c♪ could it be? n ♪ no presents beneath the tree? ♪ ♪ wait a minute, now i see ♪ my gifts are above me ♪ that's my kind of holiday ♪ pose! yeah! ♪ flash! yeah! ♪ get the family to strike a pose, ♪ ♪ and show off your brand new clothes! ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. >>james: here's another shot. by sliding off the roof of a building. but it didn't happen just once. the sheets of ice and snow on rooftops got so big and heavy, mini avalanches fell to the street. take a look at some of the damage it caused. across the country, the weather caused thousands of flight cancellations. strande
today. only 18 food trucks selected by city lottery were allowed to park at 7th and maryland avenue. all others had to stay at least 200 feet away and park at meters where they had to pay the regular rate like the rest of us. >> there was no stress. i pulled in at 10:32, like there was a spot waiting for me. didn't have to hassle with other cars. didn't have to jostle with other food trucks. >> this was the first day a food truck lottery took effect. for the rest of december, eight popular locations, 95 spaces are reserved for the lottery winners. >> if you're not a part of this, you're missing out on major money. >> you'll be participating every month? >> the spaces are not free. lottery participates paid the city $150 per month. they are allowed to park for four hours. the food truck industry in washington has grown by leaps and bounds over the past three years. as a matter of fact, 150 trucks now in the city streets on any given day. and the city government is getting its share. the city estimates over the next four years, they will take in $3.4 million in sales tax revenue. >>
. >> this is a shot of the san mateo bridge. tail lights headed west to foster city moving fine. you can now see how cold it is so we will check with mike and sue in a minute. officials are on heightened alert after a truck carrying dangerous would active material was stolen south of border at a gas station near mexico city on monday night. officials say it was carrying a medical device used to treat cancer patients. there is a radioactive material that can be dangerous if removed or if the shielding is damaged. it is not clear if thieves know what they v officials are concerned it could be used to milk a dirty bomb which would not explode but could make people sick. we will have more at 6:45. >>the family of former south african president says he is not doing well and according to the south african broadcasting forecast his family says the 95-year-old is putting up a courageous fight from his death bed. he was discharged from the hospital in september after being treated for three months for a recur lung infection. he has been receiving home-based medical care since. his condition has been describe
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